The Multin Lakes

Go hiking to the Multin lakes of the Altai Mountains. A cascade of incredible lakes is located in the valley of the Multa River. Despite its remoteness from civilization, the place is a favorite of travelers from all over the world and photographers.

Enjoy the clean mountain air and the surrounding landscape while exploring these unique lakes. Pack horses will accompany you on the hike. 

Location

Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 Jun – 6 Jul
    • 7 – 15 Jul
    • 16 – 24 Jul
    • 25 Jul – 2 Aug
    • 3 – 11 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Altai
We will set up camp among the majestic cedars, next to the beautiful Kuyguk waterfall
Climbing to the top
We will climb to the top of 2690 m., which will end with a magnificent panoramic view
The Multin Lakes
We will see the mirrored surface of mountain lakes and the peaks of the nearest mountains. Grayling is found in the lakes.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure to the village of Ust-Koksa

    Departure to the village of Ust-Koksa.

    Departure from Novosibirsk at 20:00 (local time, MSK+4, arrival the day before the start of the tour). The place of departure is ul. Sovetskaya Street, 65.

    Departure from Barnaul at 23:50 (local time, MSK+4, arrival the day before the start of the tour). The place of departure is the restaurant and hotel complex "Oblepikha" (Novoaltaysk, Dorozhnaya str., 13).

    Departure from Gorno-Altaysk (airport) at 11:00.

    The road passes along the famous Chui tract among the rocky ridges of the Altai Mountains, then along the Kansk steppe to the Uymon Valley.

    Arrival of a bus from Novosibirsk to Ust-Koksa/Barnaul at 11.00.

    Lunch at the cafe.

    Arrival in Ust-Koksa by bus from Gorno-Altaisk at 17.00 (lunch on the way at your own expense).

    Arrival in the village of Ust-Koksa. Accommodation in a tent camp. The briefing.

    Supper. Dating night.

    Length: by car – 825 km from Novosibirsk / 640 km from Barnaul (Novoaltaysk) / 375 km from Gorno-Altaysk.
    The power is on: lunch and dinner at the cafe. Meals on the road are at your own expense.

  • Day 2 - Transfer to the village of Multa-maralnik. Ascent to the Lower Multinsky Lake
  • Day 3 - Radial access to the Upper Multinsky Lake
  • Day 4 - Radial exit to the observation deck of Mikhailovka Mountain
  • Day 5 - Transfer to Lake Kuyguk
  • Day 6 - Kuyguk Lake – Kuyguk Pass
  • Day 7 - Lake Akchan – Kolban
  • Day 8 - Return to Ust-Koksa village
  • Day 9 - A tour of the museums of the village of Verkhny Uymon. Departure
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

The length of the active part: By car (1832 / 1362) + on foot (112 km)

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

Overnight stays in tourist tents throughout the route.

Tent camp 8 nights

Accommodation on the route and on the territory of the Altair Eco Shopping Mall (1st and 8th days) in tents.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaysk

Included in price

  • 3 meals a day (lunch on day 9, except meals on the road);
  • program maintenance;
  • guide services;
  • group and individual camping equipment: tents, sleeping bags, mats, backpacks, campfire equipment + awning, first aid kit;
  • medical insurance and accident insurance on the active part: MS-450000, SNC-50000, on the inactive part MS-150000, NSN-50000 * (age up to 65 years. If the tourist is over 65 years old, then the surcharge is based on the age coefficient);
  • a trip to the reserve (3rd day);
  • accommodation on the territory of the Altair Eco Shopping Mall (1st and 8th days);
  • excursion to the village of Verkhny Uymon (9th day);
  • entrance tickets to the Museum of Old Believers and the Roerich Family Museum;
  • transfer Ust-Koksa - M-Maralnik - Ust-Koksa;
  • recreational fees (parking on the Lower Multin Lake);
  • horses for transporting food and public equipment (day 5 of the route);
  • transfer of public equipment to the Lower Multin Lake on the 2nd day on GAZ-66;
  • storage of personal belongings at the t/c in Ust-Koksa village during the active part of the route;
  • firewood on the Lower Multin Lake;
  • shower at the ECO shopping mall \ "Altair".

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Novosibirsk / Barnaul / Gorno-Altaysk and back;
  • meals on the road and on the 9th-10th day waiting for transfer to Barnaul/Novosibirsk;
  • a sauna is possible on the lower Multin lake (2,3 and 4 days of the route), approximately 2000 rubles/hour, on the Eco shopping mall "Altair" (1,8 day), 1500 rubles per hour.;
  • washing clothes – 400 rubles /1 bookmark;
  • at the tourist complex, you can additionally book: rafting and other excursions (days 1 and 10);
  • it is possible to drop a backpack to the Lower Lake (2 days) - 500 rubles. or a tourist with a backpack - 3000 rubles.;
  • on day 3, it is possible to drop off by motor boat to the middle lake and on the way back from the middle lake. Approximately 400 rubles per person for one trip. One passage shortens the path by about 3 kilometers;
  • transport delivery to Ust-Koksa:
    • Novosibirsk – Ust-Koksa – Novosibirsk – 9,200 rubles/person.;
    • Barnaul (Novoaltaysk) – Ust-Koksa – Barnaul (Novoaltaysk) – 8,800 rubles/person.;
    • Gorno-Altaysk – Ust-Koksa – Gorno-Altaysk – 6,000 rubles/person.;
  • the cost of transport delivery for children under 14 years old:
    • Gorno-Altaysk – Ust-Koksa – Gorno-Altaysk – 5,400 rubles/person.;
    • Barnaul (Novoaltaysk) – Ust-Koksa – Barnaul (Novoaltaysk) – 8,000 rubles/person.;
    • Novosibirsk – Ust-Koksa – Novosibirsk – 8,400 rubles/person.;

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Trekking shoes for movement – 1 pair (worn light or medium trekking boots or sneakers);
  • Replaceable lightweight shoes for camping and crossing rivers into a ford – 1 pair ("crocs" or light sandals; flip-flops without fastening in the heel area are NOT recommended);
  • Lightweight trekking pants, made of synthetics – 1 pair;
  • T–shirt for movement, running - 2 pieces (at least 1 with long and 1 with short sleeves, made of moisture-wicking, quick-drying synthetics; shirts, cotton T-shirts are NOT recommended);
  • Fleece jacket for movement – 1 piece (fleece weight from light to medium)
  • A warm sweater for camp or long halts – 1 piece (or a down jacket with natural or synthetic insulation; alternatively, a second thick fleece; knitted wool and fur items are NOT recommended);
  • jacket (windbreaker, rain membrane) in June, late August down jacket;
  • Raincoat (if there is a waterproof jacket, then it is not needed; a disposable plastic one is NOT recommended);
  • Warm synthetic hat – 1 piece;
  • Synthetic gloves, running gloves – 1 pair;
  • Trekking socks for movement – 2-3 pairs;
  • Warm Sleep Socks – 1 pair;
  • Sports underwear for movement – 2 sets;
  • A set of underwear for sleeping (thermal underwear, or a regular T-shirt and long johns);
  • Sunglasses with UV protection factor UV400;
  • Sunscreen for face and hands with protection factor SPF 50;
  • Headdress for movement – (hat, cap; bandana as an option) 1 piece;
  • KLMN – mug, spoon, bowl, knife – (plastic, aluminum, stainless steel or titanium; porcelain, glass is NOT recommended);
  • Water container (flask/bottle, plastic or metal, 0.5-0.7l ; hydrator is NOT recommended) – 2 bottles;
  • The seat (podpopnik);
  • Personal hygiene products (toothbrush and paste, toilet paper, a small bottle of shampoo or liquid soap for 1-2 applications, a small towel; deodorants, perfumes, cosmetics and excessive amounts of washing and skin care products are NOT recommended);
  • Roll Band-aid (to seal up your calluses);
  • Individual medicines (in small quantities);
  • The flashlight is lightweight;
  • The backpack is lightweight for 20-30 liters for radial exits;
  • Boots made of Evo material (for camp/wet weather).
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    7 – 15 Jul 9 days 8 nights
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